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If You're Heading to Your Representatives' Town Hall This Week, Tell Us How it Went

If You're Heading to Your Representatives' Town Hall This Week, Tell Us How it Went Well, sort of—only 19 Republican members of Congress are holding town hall meetings during the recess, and notably none of them are located in Utah, where Rep.Jason Chaffetz was recently shouted down by protesters in an embarrassing viral incident.

GOP's sad Obamacare replacement quickly becomes a fire meme

GOP's sad Obamacare replacement quickly becomes a fire meme The Republicans unveiled their healthcare plan on Monday night and it's looking like a weak replacement for Obamacare.It defunds Planned Parenthood, rolls back the Medicaid expansion, restricts abortion, and lets insurers jack up premiums by 30 percent if there's a lapse in coverage.

The GOP is terrible at playing 'Dungeons & Dragons,' if you believe the internet

The GOP is terrible at playing 'Dungeons & Dragons,' if you believe the internet We thank Twitter often for the humor it drops into our lives, but a new recent hashtag has actually cast a spell over us because of its sheer greatness.#GOPDnD has become a topic on Twitter, a hashtag that explores how members of the Republican party would play Dungeons & Dragons.

The House votes today on stripping away your internet privacy

The House votes today on stripping away your internet privacy If you care at all about the concept of user privacy, you should call your Congressional representative.In October, 2016 the FCC enacted privacy rules that would require ISPs to use an opt-in process in some cases before it sold consumer data to third parties.

Seth Meyers doubts Trump's deal-making skills after failed health care bill

Seth Meyers doubts Trump's deal-making skills after failed health care bill The GOP failed to put their replacement for Obamacare into action, even with backing from Donald Trump and his "deal-making skills." Late Night host Seth Meyers of course served us with a deep dive into why Trump's supposed skills failed him and how the GOP's confidence crumbled to the White House floor.

The world is a bad reality show right now so we imagined GOP politicians as MTV's 'Next' contestants

The world is a bad reality show right now so we imagined GOP politicians as MTV's 'Next' contestants 2017 has been a bona fide hellscape of a year.It feels like a bad, feebly-produced reality show scripted by the world's laziest writers.

Congressman fresh out of surgery is all smiles as he votes to take away your health care

Congressman fresh out of surgery is all smiles as he votes to take away your health care Republican Rep.Jason Chaffetz from Utah was supposed to be at home resting from foot surgery related to a 12-year-old injury — instead he scooted into the Capitol with a big smile on his face as he voted to kill Obamacare.

Stephen Colbert drags Republicans for prematurely celebrating the health care bill

Stephen Colbert drags Republicans for prematurely celebrating the health care bill But Stephen Colbert is here to ruin their party.In his Late Show monologue, the TV host reminded everyone that those celebrations are kind of premature.

Hillary Clinton's latest burn shows just how horrible the GOP is at Twitter

Hillary Clinton's latest burn shows just how horrible the GOP is at Twitter For the GOP, Clinton is an easy target.If things are going bad, just aim the Twitter cannon on Clinton (and other Democratic leaders — the GOP tweeted the same message to Bill Clinton, Sen.

Clinton Email investigator killed himself

Clinton Email investigator killed himself Peter Smith killed himself days after he was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal where he claimed to be working with Russian hackers to retrieve some 33,000 deleted Clinton emails and pass them to Michael Flynn, a former campaign adviser to Donald Trump.Death records from Minnesota show that Smith, 81, killed himself in a hotel through "asphyxiation due to displacement of oxygen in confined space with helium" on May 14.

A complete thesaurus of tough guy words Republicans use to criticize Trump instead of taking action

A complete thesaurus of tough guy words Republicans use to criticize Trump instead of taking action Over the past few months, Republicans in Congress have bravely taken on President Trump by using some of the toughest adjectives they remember from their SAT workbook.Sure, they could theoretically take "real" action by demanding his tax returns, challenging him on his non-divestment from his businesses, or not voting for his dangerously under-qualified appointees.

GOP congressman isn't sure how to fix health care fiasco but knows it involves sexism and a duel

GOP congressman isn't sure how to fix health care fiasco but knows it involves sexism and a duel With the GOP health care bill on life support in the senate, lawmakers are eager to find someone to blame.In an interview on "1440 Keys" Friday, Texas Rep.

Leader of House Science Committee Says Climate Change is Awesome

Leader of House Science Committee Says Climate Change is Awesome Texas Representative Lamar Smith is now in charge of the House, Space, Science, and Technology committee.The dude wrote an op-ed for the Daily Signal stating that carbon dioxide might be a net positive.

Democrat Governor defects to GOP

Democrat Governor defects to GOP The governor of West Virginia has abandoned the Democrats to support President Donald Trump.Jim Justice, a 66-year-old coal mining magnate and the richest man in West Virginia, was elected as a Democrat governor in the November 2016 election - although he refused to endorse Hillary Clinton's presidential bid.

Trump's new poll is A) dumb B) pointless C) laughable D) all of the above

Trump's new poll is A) dumb B) pointless C) laughable D) all of the above But really, it looks like Trump just wants to know HOW amazing you think he's been doing.A smidge less than great?